Synonyms for mnong or Related words with mnong
Examples of "mnong"
language (also known as Pnong or Bunong) belongs to the Mon–Khmer language family. It is spoken by the different groups of
in Vietnam and a
group in Cambodia.
language: Ot N'rong- Ot: telling by singing the poem, N'rong: old story) take an important part in
people's life. Many of these epics, such as Ghu sok bon Tiăng, are quite long.
Lê, et al. (2014:234-235) lists the following subgroups of
and their respective locations.
A number of
live in the eastern Cambodian province of Mondulkiri.
ethnic groups include the Mnông Rơ Đe, Mnông R’Ông, and Mnông K’Ziêng.
The following comparative numerals from various
dialects are from Nguyễn & Trương (2009).
According to Ethnologue, four major dialects exist: Central, Eastern and Southern
(all spoken in Vietnam), and Kraol (spoken in Cambodia). Within a dialect group, members do not understand other dialects. The
language was studied first by the linguist Richard Phillips in the early 1970s.
Central Bahnaric is a language family divided by the Chamic languages, Bahnar,
, and Sre (Koho) each have over 100,000 speakers.
or M'nong (Vietnamese: M'Nông) are an ethnic group from Vietnam (92,451 in 1999). They can be subdivided into three groups:
Every group speaks a variant of the
language, which is in the Bahnaric languages group of the Mon–Khmer language family.
Georges Louis Condominas (29 June 1921 – 17 July 2011) was a French cultural anthropologist. He is best known for his field studies of the
people of Vietnam.
is spoken in the districts of Đăk Song, Đăk Mil, Đăk R'Lấp, Krông Nô, Gia Nghĩa, and other nearby locations in Đắk Nông Province (Nguyễn & Trương 2009).
The goong is a large bossed gong of the
people of central Vietnam. This is to be distinguished from a goong lũ (cồng đá) which is a lithophone. The goong may be played in a set of 9 gongs from large to small.
His work inspired many books and movies. The record he made of the
music can be heard at the end of Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now, the final scene of which was inspired by Condominas's description of the ritual slaughter of buffalo.
In 1962, the population of the Degar people in the Central Highlands was estimated to number as many as one million. Today, the population is approximately four million, of whom about one million are Degars. The 30 or so Degar tribes in the Central Highlands comprise more than six different ethnic groups who speak languages drawn primarily from the Malayo-Polynesian, Tai, and Austroasiatic language families. The main tribes, in order of population, are the Jarai, Rade, Bahnar, Koho,
, and Stieng.
Condominas is Visiting Professor at Columbia University and Yale University between 1963 and 1969. He is Fellow of the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences of Palo Alto in 1971. He pronounce in 1972 the Distinguish Lecture of the annual session of the American Anthropological Association, where he denounce the Vietnam War and the ethnocide of the
. He was a closed friend of Margaret Mead, John Embree and Elisabeth Wiswell Embree.
Pnong language (sometimes spelled '
') is the native language of the Pnong people. It is a member of Bahnaric branch of Austroasiatic languages and is distantly related to Khmer and other Khmer Loeu languages (exclude Jarai and Rade which speaks an Austronesian language closely related to Cham). There are several dialects of Pnong, some even recognised as a distinct language by linguists, most Pnong dialects are spoken in neighbouring Vietnam, except for Kraol which is spoken within Cambodia.
Stieng (, Vietnamese: Xtiêng, Khmer: ) is the language of the Stieng people of southern Vietnam and adjacent areas of Cambodia, and possibly Laos (under the name Tariang). Along with Chrau and
, Stieng is classified as a language of the South Bahnaric grouping of the Mon–Khmer languages within the Austroasiatic language family. In the Austroasiatic scheme, the Bahnaric languages are often cited as being most closely related to the Khmer language.
Phnom Penh is mostly inhabited by Cambodians (or Khmers) – they represent 90% of the population of the city. There are large minorities of Chinese, Vietnamese, and other small ethnic groups who are Thai, Budong,
Preh, Kuy, Chong, and Chams. The state religion is Theravada Buddhism. More than 90% of the people in Phnom Penh are Buddhists. Chams have been practicing Islam for hundreds of years. Since 1993, there has also been an increase in the practice of Christianity which was practically wiped out after 1975 when the Khmer Rouge took over. The official language is Khmer, but English and French are widely used in the city.
There are noted dialects of Stieng, some of which may not be mutually intelligible. However, due to the lack of widely available research, this article will primarily describe the dialect known as Bulo Stieng spoken in the provinces of Bình Phước, Lâm Đồng, Tây Ninh in southwestern Vietnam and Kratié (Snuol District) and Mondulkiri provinces in adjacent areas of eastern Cambodia. Bulo Stieng is spoken in more remote areas of the mountains and jungles alongside its close relative,
. Other dialects, including Bu Dek and Bu Biek, are spoken in the lowlands and exhibit more influence from Vietnamese.
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